Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Business Continuity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Continuity over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Continuity
England > South West
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 169 174
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5 +1
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 28 35 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.53% 0.65% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.81% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 25
South West median daily rate £410 £246 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.50% -36.86% +4.00%
10th Percentile £350 £116 £156
90th Percentile £633 £400 £528
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.47% +5.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £27.00 £26.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +1.89% +1.92% -27.78%

Business Continuity is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,245 4,338 5,026
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 80.38% 80.95% 80.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,642 2,897 3,464
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £255
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £431 £425
% change year-on-year +4.53% +1.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 285 252
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £39.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.33% -4.15% +37.28%
10th Percentile £11.80 £12.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.50 £49.92
England median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.70% +15.00%

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Business Continuity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in the South West

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Continuity in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in the South West

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity in the South West over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Continuity in the South West

Business Continuity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Continuity in the South West

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the South West region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -5 13 £405 +11.72% 4
Devon +11 8 £475 - 4
Dorset +3 3 - -
Gloucestershire +14 1 - - 1
Wiltshire -9 1 - - 1
Cornwall - 1 £350 -
Business Continuity
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Law
2 8 (28.57%) BS25999
2 8 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (25.00%) SaaS
3 7 (25.00%) PaaS
3 7 (25.00%) IaaS
3 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 6 (21.43%) RDBMS
4 6 (21.43%) SLA
4 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
5 5 (17.86%) Web Services
5 5 (17.86%) Linux
5 5 (17.86%) Banking
6 4 (14.29%) XML
6 4 (14.29%) Java
6 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.29%) JIRA
7 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (10.71%) Project Governance
7 3 (10.71%) NoSQL

Business Continuity
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) IaaS
1 7 (25.00%) PaaS
1 7 (25.00%) SaaS
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) SMS
2 2 (7.14%) DHCP
2 2 (7.14%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) IPsec
2 2 (7.14%) SSL
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) RDBMS
1 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) JIRA
2 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
1 8 (28.57%) Law
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Electronics
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Architect
2 8 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Active Directory Specialist
3 4 (14.29%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Data Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (7.14%) SOA Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.14%) XML Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Web Services
2 4 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
1 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.71%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.57%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 7 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.71%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (10.71%) ArchiMate
5 3 (10.71%) Data Transformation
5 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) Project Governance
5 3 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) SDLC
5 3 (10.71%) SOA
5 3 (10.71%) Software Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
6 2 (7.14%) BCP
6 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.14%) Project Management
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.57%) CASP
3 1 (3.57%) CISM
3 1 (3.57%) CISSP
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) BS25999
2 6 (21.43%) SLA
3 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.57%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Apple
3 1 (3.57%) EMC
3 1 (3.57%) SAP